The “Physics 1”, “Physics 2” and “Mathematics Research” laboratories have been put into service at the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Present during the opening ceremony of the laboratories which took place at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences were EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam, Vice Rectors Prof. Dr. Halit Tanju Besler, Prof. Dr. Naciye Doratlı and Prof. Dr. Cem Tanova, Rector’s Coordinator Asst. Prof. Dr. Arif Akkeleş, Student Affairs Coordinator Assoc. Prof. Dr. Derviş Subaşı, faculty deans, department chairs and personnel.
Speaking at the opening, EMU Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Özarslan indicated that the new laboratories were built using EMU’s own resources. Highlighting his belief that the laboratories will help add to EMU’s success Prof. Dr. Özarslan drew attention to the fact that EMU’s quality has been officially registered by numerous institutions and organizations such as Times Higher Education and Qstar.
In a speech of his own, EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam underlined that EMU values quality and that they will continue to work all together in order to ensure that the university keeps moving forward. Prof. Dr. Osam noted that EMU will follow developments in the region whilst continuing to work in unity without making compromises regarding ethical values.
After the opening speeches, the laboratories were put into service with a ceremonial ribbon cutting by Prof. Dr. Osam and Prof. Dr. Özarslan. Department of Physics and Chemistry Chair Prof. Dr. İzzet Sakallı provided information about the laboratories. Stating that they are fit to EMU’s international structure and quality with the latest technological features Prof. Dr. Sakallı noted that EMU’s quality of education will be further increased. Following a short video screening of the laboratories’ preparation period and Physics Department Chair Asst. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Okcan providing information about the experimental sets of the laboratories the ceremony came to an end with a cocktail.